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The stars fail to align for Derek Jeter

For once, Yankees' charmed Captain takes kind of blow only mere mortals expect

Updated: April 18, 2013, 8:24 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

There are few athletes in any sport who have had as smooth a trip to the finish line as Derek Jeter.

From the time he became the Yankees' starting shortstop as a 22-year-old, Jeter has led a charmed athletic life.

He was a rookie of the year, a four-time world champion, a multimillionaire and "The Captain" of the New York Yankees all before his 30th birthday.

And his reputation on the field is exceeded only by his image off the field. Despite being one of the most ...

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